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Harvesting Hope

A project in Chicago, IL by Growing Home Inc.

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A new hoop greenhouse in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood will provide fresh organic produce and job training to local residents
Backers: 339
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $21,027 of $20,000
Dates: Apr 1st -> May 16th (45 days)
Project By: Growing Home Inc.
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Latest News

Mayor Rahm Emanuel visits our project!

April 24th - via:
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel stopped by our Wood Street Urban Farm today to see what we're doing on the farms and check out the site for our new Kickstarter hoophouse! We were so excited to welcome him to our farm and show him the positive side of... (Read More)

Chicago Kickstarter Page: Seed Chicago Curates Local Crowdfunding Campaigns

April 11th - via:
CHICAGO, IL - The city of Chicago, having already itself dabbled in the craft of crowdfunding campaigns, on Tuesday unveiled its own officially curated Kickstarter page. The page, titled Seed Chicago, is intended to spotlight small businesses and community development projects that will bring jobs, economic activity and revitalization to Chicago's neighborhoods. (Read More)

Enterprising Chicago Businesses to Benefit from Kickstarter’s New Seed Chicago

April 9th - via:
CHICAGO, IL - Kickstarter-mania has officially come to the City of Chicago. World Business Chicago and the mayor’s office has announced Tuesday morning they plan to team up to form Seed Chicago, “Chicago’s first curated Kickstarter page which will use crowdfunding to grow businesses and create jobs in Chicago’s neighborhoods.” (Read More)

Harvesting Hope selected as Seed Chicago project!

April 8th - via:
Great news! Harvesting Hope has been selected to Seed Chicago, the city’s new curated Kickstarter page for projects specifically focusing on job creation and growth in Chicago’s neighborhoods. A major benefit to being selected to Seed Chicago is... (Read More)

Thank you!

April 3rd - via:
Growing Home would like to thank  photographer Andrew Collings for consistently taking amazing photographs of our farm, people, and events,  artist Carl Sweets for editing and narrating our video, and composer Josh Dumas for providing the music for... (Read More)

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